[Gluster-devel] AFR problem with 2.0rc4

nicolas prochazka prochazka.nicolas at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 12:12:02 UTC 2009

I've test with :  option read-subvolume
it does not work.
I've have do tcpdump on my two server ,if i run a cp command from a client,
traffic is always to the first server in subvolume parameter, option
read-subvolume does not work in my case.


On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 12:40 PM, nicolas prochazka
<prochazka.nicolas at gmail.com> wrote:
> i understand that, but in this case, i have an other problem :
> it seems that's load balancing between subvolumes does not work very well,
> the first server in subvolumes list is very often use compare to other
> server ( in read ) = > so
> i 've big ressource network usage and this first server, not in second .
> nicolas
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Gordan Bobic <gordan at bobich.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, 19 Mar 2009 16:25:21 +0530, Vikas Gorur <vikas at zresearch.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 2009/3/19 Gordan Bobic <gordan at bobich.net>:
>>>> On Thu, 19 Mar 2009 16:14:18 +0530, Vikas Gorur <vikas at zresearch.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 2009/3/19 Gordan Bobic <gordan at bobich.net>:
>>>>>> How does this affect adding new servers into an existing cluster?
>>>>> Adding a new server will work --- as and when files are accessed, new
>>>>> extended attributes will be written.
>>>> And presumably, permanently removing servers should also work the same
>>>> way?
>>>> I'm only asking because I had a whole array of weird spurious problems
>>>> before when I removed a server and added a new server at the same time.
>>> Removing a server might not work so seamlessly, since the new client
>>> will expect smaller size extended attributes whereas the older files
>>> will have bigger ones. IIRC, this was the source of the errors you
>>> faced ("Numerical result out of range"). Fixes for this are on the
>>> way.
>> Ah, OK, that makes sense. Thanks for clearing it up.
>> Now if just the lockup on udev creation (root on glusterfs) in rc4 and the
>> big memory leak I reported get sorted out, I'll have a working system. ;)
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